She steps out of the shower, refreshed, and hears the roar of thunder outside. She wrings the water out of her hair as the rain splashes down, pounding on the roof, the window, the sidewalk, the trees, the street. The thunder rumbles. Long, low, loud. She hears herself in it. Her voice, loud and strong, steady now within the storm. Her echoing, powerful voice, a … Continue reading Thunder
Moriarty, my fearless Tiny Cat, my Tiny Baby Kitten, my Morty-Cat, has traveled quite the road since we adopted him less than two years ago. Continue reading Have you ever force-fed a cat?
I had a baby! It was eight and a half months ago, but better late than never, right? Quick birth story: Our son was born underwater in our bathtub, in our darkened bathroom, into his father’s strong hands, just as we planned. No monitors, no bright lights, no prodding hands, no medical intervention, no strangers. It was exactly the birth I wanted for him and … Continue reading I had a baby!
Pregnancy is wild. It’s like a rollercoaster, except the twists and turns of the rails differ every time you buckle in. Same ride, different track. Continue reading The rollercoaster of pregnancy
“Is this your first!?” It’s a question I’ve heard dozens of times over the past six months, and I’m sure to hear it dozens more times over the next six. It’s a question that, for me, has so many answers. Continue reading Is this your first?
Our story of pregnancy and heartache in the face of devastating genetic testing results. Continue reading Our Harrowing Journey into Parenthood
Because sometimes you need a reminder in order to stay positive. Continue reading Claire the Lovey
My mom is the mom so many wish they’d had, and I am so lucky that she chose to be mine. Continue reading My Mom – Mother’s Day 2018
We had a plan for our road to parenthood, but the best-laid plans are often foiled! Continue reading Planning Parenthood?
We had no idea our family was incomplete until we met him… Continue reading Moriarty